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May 27, 2009

William Sheriff Appointed Chairman of Starcore

Vancouver, B.C. - Starcore International Mines Ltd. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of William Sheriff of Vancouver, British Columbia, as Chairman and director of the Company.

Mr. Sheriff has over 30 years experience in the mineral exploration and development business and is the driving force behind the founding of EMC Metals Corp. and Golden Predator Royalty & Development. Mr. Sheriff currently serves as the Chairman and CEO of Golden Predator Royalty & Development Corp. and Chairman of EMC Metals Corp. and as a Director of Western Lithium Corporation, Artha Resources Corporation, and Platoro West Holdings Inc.

Mr. Sheriff co-founded and served as Director and Chairman of Energy Metals Corporation, formerly a public company listed on the NYSE Arca and the TSX which was acquired by Uranium One for $1.8 billion in 2007. He has also previously served on the Board of Directors of Quincy Gold Corp., Midway Gold Corp. and Uranium One Inc.

As the founder and past-President of Platoro West Inc, a private company, he was widely acknowledged to be a leading precious metals prospect developer in the Western United States; in addition he amassed the largest uranium resource package ever in the United States. Mr. Sheriff also compiled and currently owns one of the largest privately-held mining databases in the world.

Mr. Sheriff has held various positions within the securities industry for A.G. Edwards & Sons Inc., Mitchum Jones & Templeton Inc. and for his own securities investment firm. He previously held various securities registrations including Series 3, Series 4, Series 7, Series 8 and Series 63 in addition to having been a registered investment advisor in the United States.

To date Mr. Sheriff has raised in excess of $125 million for projects under his leadership.

Mr. Sheriff received his B.Sc. in Geology from Fort Lewis College, Colorado and conducted graduate studies at the University of Texas-El Paso in Mining Geology and Mineral Economics.

“We are very pleased that Bill has decided to join Starcore, and we welcome him wholeheartedly to our Board and management team,” said Robert Eadie, President & CEO of Starcore. “His successes in various resource projects demonstrate not only keen vision, but also a tremendous understanding of global forces and the direction of our precious metals markets. Bill will be an invaluable asset in the future growth of Starcore.”

For more information on the Company visit our website at www.starcore.com.

ON BEHALF OF STARCORE INTERNATIONAL
MINES LTD.

Signed “Robert Eadie”

Robert Eadie, President & CEO

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Robert Eadie
Telephone: 1-604-602-4935
Toll Free: 1-866-602-4935 / Facsimile: 1-604-602-4936

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